The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
It requires a great deal of boldness and a great deal of caution to make...
There is more difference in the quality of our pleasures than in the amount.
Concentration is the secret of strengths in politics, in war, in trade, in short in...
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so...
Do the thing you fear, and the death of fear is certain.
Shallow men believe in luck. Strong men believe in cause and effect.
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived - that is...
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to...
A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere. Before him I may...
Fine manners need the support of fine manners in others.
All diseases run into one, old age.
Wise men put their trust in ideas and not in circumstances
Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old...
There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter...
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
The truth is that all of us attain the greatest success and happiness possible in...
Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men,...